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BBC could move 3,000 jobs out of London by 2027

The BBC has pledged to make two-thirds of its roles based outside of London by 2027. Writing in the Financial Times, BBC director general Tony Hall, said that the BBC “can do more for Britain than ever” and argued that the broadcaster should be better representative of the country as a whole. He said: “A […]

New chief for Irish-language broadcaster

Irish-language public broadcaster TG4 has named Alan Esslemont as its new director-general. Esslemont, who is currently head of content at Scottish Gaelic channel BBC Alba, will take up his role in mid-October. He replaces Pól Ó Gallchóir who has been at the head of the service since April 2000. Esslemont, who helped create BBC Alba, […]